11 Advantages Women Leaders Must Maximize

Posted March 4, 2012 by Marcy Twete in On the Ladder

We hear often about the disadvantages of female leaders. In fact, CGN recently brought you an article about negative female stereotypes that’s downright scary. But here’s the opposite question – what advantages do women have in the workplace? Well, given that we’re now a majority of the workforce and majority of MBA students, there are advantages that are clear in experience and education. But are some of those same stereotypes mentioned in the post above in fact some pretty significant advantages?

Sit at the Table contends that a woman’s emotional capacity and their potential desire for work/life balance are not disadvantages, but rather advantages that women leaders can and must learn to maximize to bring their careers forward.

Check out Sit at the Table’s article here, “11 Advantages Women Leaders Must Maximize.”

About the Author

Marcy Twete

Marcy Twete is the author of "You Know Everybody! A Career Girl’s Guide to Building a Network That Works" and a career expert who believes in order to be empowered in your career, you must be surrounded with resources and a network that both supports and challenges you. Marcy began her own networking journey as a professional fundraiser in the nonprofit industry, honed those skills as a fundraising consultant, and in 2012 networked her way to nearly 1 million readers as the CEO of the professional development website Career Girl Network.


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